Since their introduction at the start of this decade fiber lasers have changed the landscape of laser marking and machining. The rate of adoption across such a wide variety of applications, materials and processes has been a surprise to many in the industry. SPI?s application development centres in the USA, Germany and UK aim to build upon this success, innovating and developing new processes for the benefit of machine builders and end users around the world. The future direction of product innovation within SPI is summarized opposite. We believe the current and future products of SPI can give winning advantage to users today and in the future.